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the establishment of the cesar chavez national monument. that property is the headquarters of the united farm workers and served as a planning and coordination center for chavez and his movement during the 1970s. afterward a dinner reception will be held for the president tonight right here. this is a live look at the bill graham civic auditorium in san francisco. john legend will perform in concert there. last night the president took the stage in los angeles at a star-studded event that included celebrities like jon bon jovi, stevie wonder and katy perry. the president marvelled at their performances an even took a shot at his own debate performance. >> these guys and everybody here is incredible professionals, they're such great friends and they just perform flawlessly night after night. i can't always say the same. >> as for mitt romney, the republican nominee is set to take aim at the president's leadership and foreign policy at the virginia military institute this morning where he is. coming up at 6:30, we will have live team coverage on both sides of the campaign trail, including speci
he'll unveil a national monument in horne of cesar chavez who led the farm worker monument. it's the first national monument since the 1700s to horne the latino. the latino vote is heavily skewed towards the president, but the issue is enthusiasm. we know this visit today in california with this national monument is a big one for the president. as for governor romney, he took direct aim at president obama's handling of foreign policy during his speech at the military institute in virginia. it's the tenth foreign policy speech of romney's campaign. >> when we look at the middle east today, with iran closer than ever to nuclear weapons capability, with the conflict in syria threatening to destabilize the region, and with violent extremists on the march, and with an american ambassador and three others dead likely at the hands of al qaeda affiliates, it's clear that the risk of conflict in the region is higher now than when the president took office. i know the president hopes for a safer, freer and more prosperous middle east alied with us. i share this hope. hope is not a strate
leader cesar chavez being made a national monument. the president will arrive then at sfo around 1:40 in afternoon on air force one. he has a private fundraising dinner here in san francisco. then a public concert and rally at the bill graham civic auditorium. the president will spend the night in san francisco before taking off. >>> on the gop side mitt romney will deliver a major foreign policy speech today. necessary virginia. romney is expected to say it's time for america to change course in the middle east and accused president obama of passive leadership around the world. >> when i'm president, i will take the care that it takes to rebuild our principles and restore the principles that made america so strong. >> romney is calling for the united states to take a more assertive role in syria, put conditions on aid to egypt and tighten sanctions on iran. a month to go before election day, national polls showing the race at the white house is getting tighter. >>> california is the most expensive place for gas in the country and the governor is taking action to drive down the cos
there as they are dedicating this cesar chavez monument. could he, might he be responding to mitt romney's blistering foreign policy speech from earlier in the day? we'll watch for that, as will you. that's next. up your game. up the ante. and if you stumble, you get back up. up isn't easy, and we ought to know. we're in the business of up. everyday delta flies a quarter of million people while investing billions improving everything from booking to baggage claim. we're raising the bar on flying and tomorrow we will up it yet again. boring. boring. [ jack ] after lauren broke up with me, i went to the citi private pass page and decided to be...not boring. that's how i met marilyn... giada... really good. yes! [ jack ] ...and alicia. ♪ this girl is on fire [ male announcer ] use any citi card to get the benefits of private pass. more concerts, more events, more experiences. [ jack ] hey, who's boring now? [ male announcer ] get more access with the citi card. [ crowd cheering, mouse clicks ] >>> just in to us here at cnn, meningitis, that meningitis outbreak is now growing. the centers for disease control n
has happened so far today? >> reporter: well, president obama here announcing that the home of cesar chavez is now a national monument. this is a historic day but also certainly one that resonates for latino voters, not just in california, but in swing states like virginia, north carolina, nevada, and florida, swing states where it really does matter. if you look at the polls, president obama is leading mitt romney by about 72% to 20%. however, the big question is about turnout, and that's going to be the challenge, the obama campaign mobilizing their ground game. >> thanks so much kristin. and we'll be right back to "clear the air." [ fishing rod casting line, marching band playing ] [ male announcer ] the rhythm of life. [ whistle blowing ] where do you hear that beat? campbell's healthy request soup lets you hear it... in your heart. [ basketball bouncing ] heart healthy. great taste. mmm... [ male announcer ] sounds good. it's amazing what soup can do. but i still have a runny nose. [ male announcer ] dayquil doesn't treat that. huh? [ male announcer ] alka-seltzer plus rushes re
cesar chavez. our white house correspondent dan lothian is traveling with the president right now. what's the latest areaction coming from the obama campaign? >> reporter: first of all, the president himself has not reacted to that speech by mitt romney. but last night at a major fund-raiser in los angeles, he was flexing his foreign policy muscles right off the top of his remarks, he was talking about how he ended the war in iraq, how he's winding down the war in afghanistan, how he's gone after terrorists, how he got osama bin laden. those are just some examples, says his campaign, of strong leadership. as president obama honored civil rights icon cesar chavez -- >> the movement he helped to lead was sustained by a generation of organizers who stood up and spoke out and urged others to do the same. >> reporter: his campaign worked to shred gop nominee mitt romney's foreign policy chops, rolling out this hard-hitting web ad reminding voters of what they called stumbles on the world stage. >> governor romney not too long ago said, the russian federation is our number one strategic threa
we're at right now is the cesar chavez memorial. the president will be unveiling it as a national monument. this is slated as an official event, but in the context of an election year, this is important at least for the obama campaign as the president is trying to reach out to hispanic voters that will be critical to his re-election bid. >> dan lothian, good to see you, as always. thank you, dan. >>> while the presidential contenders are busy raising money, of course, talking foreign policy as well. joe bide sxen paul ryan, they are practicing for their big moment. the vice presidential debate, that is on thursday. the hot topic on the sunday talk shows. let's watch. >>> people enjoy these debates. i would expect a lot of people to be watching. i think paul is going to did a great job, but i also think that joe biden is incredibly gifted when it comes to debating and understanding policy. he is a good orator. >> look, i think he just has to go out there and prosecute the same case the president was prosecuting. i hope that the opponent that he gets to debate, though, doesn't walk
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